Lewandowski beats Messi and Ronaldo to Best FIFA Men’s Player prize

 

Bayern Munich player, Robert Lewandowski has won The Best Fifa Men’s Player of the Year 2020.

The Polish striker beat previous winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the prize.

Lewandowski scored a total of 55 goals in 47 games in the last season, an unmatched record.

The 32-year old play finished as the top scorer in the DFB-Pokal-treble, Champions league and Bundesliga.

This is Lewandowski’s first time winning the award, with Juventus player Ronaldo, or Barcelona’s Messi usually taking the spot.

Reacting to the win, he said:

“If you win such an award and share that title with Messi and Ronaldo, that is unbelievable and it means so much to me,”.

“A long time ago, I remember I was longing for something like this and now I can win such and award. This really means, regardless of where you come form, all that matters is what you put into it.” 

The winners for the awards were decided by nominations from national team captains, head coaches, an online ballot of fans and 200 media representatives.

 

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